Samuel “Silent Assassin” Salva, 21, of the Philippines will face reigning International Boxing Federation World Minimumweight Champion DeeJay Kriel, 23, of South Africa.
According to WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (40-0-1, 39 KOs), he doesn’t blame Tyson Fury for not going forward with their rematch.
Eddie Hearn, promoter for IBF, WBA, WBO heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua, expects his boxer to stay very busy with mandatory orders – unless a deal is struck for a full division unification with WBC champion Deontay Wilder.
Former two-division champion Rances Barthelemy (27-1) has advised BoxingScene.com that his fight against former lightweight champion Robert Easter Jr. (21-1) will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada on April 27th.
Hard-hitting contender Jeison Rosario takes on Mexico’s Jorge Cota in a 10-round middleweight fight that headlines PBC FIGHT NIGHT – EXTRA on FS1 and FOX Deportes Saturday, April 20 from Dignity Health Sports Park, formerly StubHub Center, in Carson, California.